Shawn Anderson

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  • 4 years ago | Local Wire

    DeVotchKa is Russian for "girl." Not sure what that has to do with anything, but I like when foreign words are so much longer than their English counterpart. DeVotchKa is also the name of a crazy-ass band from Denver that sounds like Fiddler on th...

  • 4 years ago | Local Wire

    The Handsome Family are nothing if not persistent. There are not many bands that have gone through as much weird stuff, yet made so many awesome albums with so many weird albums covers. This is even more impressive considering that The Handsome Fa...

  • 5 years ago | Local Wire

    If you have been waiting years to finally see the band that inspired Blink-182 and Fall Out Boy and a host of other emo/pop punk bands, your dreams are well within your grasp. Kansas City's The Get Up Kids, forefathers of emo, that wonderful genre...

  • 5 years ago | Music News

    Everlast is coming to town on December 9. He is playing Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill. First of all, these two sentences put together . . . pretty hilarious. The fact that Toby Keith has a bar and grill is funny, and calling it "I Love This...

  • 5 years ago | Music News

    There are a lot of stupid band names out there. In fact almost every band name ever created is kind of stupid if you stop and think about it for a minute. Once you do stop to think about the literal meaning of the name it will change from thi...

  • 5 years ago | Local Wire

    I was going to get an "I Hate Social Distortion" tattoo, but I didn't, for a couple of reasons. First, just about every tattoo artist loves the band, and I didn't want hepatitis C. Second, I was afraid my T-shirt would cover up the "I Hate" part, ...